Dental anxiety is a common concern for many patients and often prevents them from getting the procedures that they need. To make dentistry easier, Dr. LaKendra Sakeena offers sedation options to curb your dental anxiety and help you achieve your dream smile. Once you are under the effects of sedation, Dr. Sakeena is more easily able to perform treatments and can often complete multiple procedures in one session. This drastically cuts down on the number of appointments you will have to make at the dentist and the overall cost of your treatments.
To make your sedation experience even more positive, Dr. Sakeena has invested in The Wand® anesthesia. The Wand is used to gently administer the proper amount of anesthetic and removes any fear of needles that you may have thanks to its unique design. We utilize The Wand to deliver local anesthetic in a more controlled manner, which reduces the chance of residual numbness, preventing the feeling that your whole mouth is numb. Your options for sedation in Missouri City, TX, include:
Combined with The Wand, local anesthetic is used to numb a target area, which blocks sensations of pain. This form of sedation can be combined with other sedation options to provide a more customized treatment plan.
Commonly known as “laughing gas,” this sedation is administered via a mask worn during your procedure. Nitrous Oxide is a fast-acting solution that will put you into a relaxed state during treatment. Once the mask is removed, you will quickly return to your normal state.
Administered in pill form several hours before your treatment, oral sedation will put you into a sleepy state. You may not even remember much of the procedure at all. After oral sedation, you will need to have someone help you home.